Levaya Of Breslov Mashpiah HaRav Shlomo Zalman Cheshin ZATZAL
Breslov mashpiah, HaGaon Rav Shlomo Zalman Cheshin Z”L, 73, was niftar on Tuesday. The niftar was a maggid shiur at Yeshivas Torda for several decades and was among the prominent Breslov Chassidim.
Members of the Breslov community in Eretz Yisrael report “he was a giant of a man” and he taught many talmidim over the years. He was the son of Mekubal Rav Binyamin Ze’ev Cheshin ZT”L, of Me’atik Hashmua (‘מעתיקי השמועה’) HaTehora of those who visit the tziyun of Rav Nachman in Uman.
The niftar also established a vaad to protect the kedusha of the tziyun, and those who come to visit and be mispallel.
Rav Shlomo took ill some two months ago with cancer and he was niftar this morning.
The levaya began at Shamgar Funeral Home in Jerusalem at 11:30AM and kvura was in Har Menuchos.
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem)